Pilots Can't Use Safety Concerns To Drive Labor Suit: Judge

Law360, New York (November 21, 2011, 4:46 PM EST) -- A North Carolina federal judge on Monday rejected an argument by the US Airline Pilots Association that a court order stopping its members from sabotaging US Airways Inc. operations in order to gain leverage in a labor dispute would require the pilots to operate in unsafe work conditions.

In an order denying USAPA an amendment to the September 2011 injunction, U.S. District Judge Robert J. Conrad Jr. said that the court's earlier order would not prevent the airline's pilots from meeting standard safety requirements in the...
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